Opened in 1903 Waverley College is an Independent Catholic School for boys from Years 5 to 12 in the tradition of Edmund Rice.
Waverley College aims for excellence in every facet of its education of boys into young men. Our religious, educational, cultural and sporting facilities reflect contemporary approaches to teaching and learning.
A key feature of the education at Waverley College is its integration of all aspects of learning through the involvement of students beyond the classroom through the extensive co-curricular program.
The school’s facilities include an aquatic centre, new library, Performing Arts Centre, information technology labs, and playing fields.
Waverley College provides a program that caters for the development of the individual child through self-discovery and guided learning.
A major part of the program is self-select with language and music experiences arising informally as well as through organised group experiences.
An intensive pre instrumental music program is offered at Waverley College on a daily basis by a qualified music teacher.
The Junior School at Waverley College offers all Key Learning Areas, as well as regular lessons in Religion, Music, Art, Physical Education, Library Skills and German.
The Junior School has a modern well-equipped computer room and the boys have regular class computer lessons with a specialist teacher.
There is a Literacy and Numeracy Program to enable each student to improve and extend his skills.
The music program at Waverley College Junior School is extensive and varied. The boys have two music lessons timetabled into their weekly programme as well as the opportunity to be involved in more intensive programmes.
Waverley College has a broad curriculum with a range of educational experiences available for student supported by contemporary facilities.
The Learning Support Centre, encompassing Learning Support and Learning Enrichment programs, is designed to address student needs and extend boys using an integrated approach to learning.
The Performing Arts Centre supports the growing numbers of students electing to complete Music and Drama.
The Waverley College Gymnasium supports the extensive Physical Development and Health Education Program undertaken by the students both formally and informally.
The introduction of the Vocational Education and Training courses in Stage 6 in Hospitality (Operations), Information Technology, Construction and Entertainment has ensured employment opportunities for boys once they complete school.